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April 05, 2011 10:14 ET

Video Chat Community Paltalk Introduces Mobile App for Android Users

Mobile Application Gives Users the Freedom to Access Favorite Chat Rooms, View Multiple Videos and Meet and Connect With Friends on the Go

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 5, 2011) - Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with over 70 million downloads, announced today the release of their mobile application for Android phones. The free app, which is already available for Blackberry and iPhone, will allow users to join existing chat rooms, view multiple simultaneous video streams within the rooms, participate in group chats via text and chat one-on-one via IM or text. The company also announced the development of video publishing capabilities for V2.0 of the app as well as app compatibility with the soon to be released Blackberry Playbook. A new release for iOs will also be available early in the 2nd quarter.

Major features of the Paltalk Mobile app for Android include:

  • Connect to Paltalk chat rooms on the go
  • View multiple webcam videos within chat rooms
  • Connect with Paltalk friends via IM and text chat
  • Change status, login as invisible and customize away messages
  • Meet new friends by searching over 3 million profiles
  • Add, remove and block pals
  • Manage alert and sound settings
  • Login using any Paltalk nickname
  • Forthcoming addition of 1:1 video broadcasting capabilities

"We are delighted to add Android users to our rapidly increasing base of Paltalk mobile app users and to continue to seek new and enhanced functionalities in order to make their experience even richer," said Jason Katz, CEO, Paltalk. "More and more, consumers are turning to their mobile devices to stay in touch and to stay up-to-date. Through the addition of the Paltalk app, users are now able to access their favorite Paltalk chat rooms, view videos, and meet and connect with friends anytime and from virtually anywhere."

Additional information on the Paltalk app for Blackberry, iPhone and Android devices as well as access to the free download can be found at http://www.paltalk.com/mobile/.

About Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998. Paltalk now boasts millions of active members with nearly 100,000 people simultaneously chatting in rooms engaged in lively dialogues, meeting new friends, singing karaoke and attending family reunions.

Paltalk has a long history of technical innovation. Paltalk owns 13 patents that cover core technology related to multiplayer online video games and video conferencing. Paltalk supports IM pals on Facebook, Google Talk, MSN, AOL, Yahoo, and ICQ and is available as a free download.

For more information, please visit: http://www.paltalk.com.

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